Medical research at BGU covers the spectrum of human health, with emphasis on neurosciences, diabetes, cardio metabolic health, and cancer.
BGU is an important player in the international bio-medical research arena. Pioneering research is conducted by highly respected senior faculty, a cadre of young scientists returning to Israel from prestigious institutions, and exceptional graduate and postgraduate research fellows. Collaborations between the health, natural and engineering sciences foster an environment of research innovation. BGU’s commitment to community is reflected in research focusing on the health problems of the Negev, especially in the fields of genetics, nutrition and psychiatry.
“The biggest health problem of the 21st century is neurological disease. More than 30 percent of the global population suffers from some type of brain disorder.”
– Prof. Alon Friedman
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BGU Researchers Announce New Model for COVID-19 Policy Decisions
“This model could also help us in the United States as we work towards improving upon pandemic response strategies," says CEO Doug Seserman.
COVID Vaccines Are Working
Haaretz — Despite a recent increase in the number of serious cases in Israel, including among the fully vaccinated, those
New BGU Lab is Bringing Stroke Rehab Into the Future
BGU's Translational Neuro-Rehabilitation Research Lab is poised to become the largest and most advanced lab of its kind in Israel.